Chorizo and Chickpea Salad with a Lemon and Dill Dressing

This is such a versatile salad and the bonus is its healthy, colourful and very tasty. The dill and lemon together are so fresh, it works so well with the chickpeas and chorizo. I have learnt a tip with chickpeas, once drained I gave the a good rub and then pick off as many skins…

Fragrant Fridge Pickled Courgettes

All the great spring produce is starting to be available and pickling them is such a nice way to have them to hand. I love the large sliced dill pickles but they are so expensive now. As courgettes are cheap and always in abundance they are a brilliant alternative. I love the subtle flavours from…

Hot Roasted and Smoked Potted Salmon Recipe

So our local smokery has recently started offering potted hot roasted smoked salmon. When we had our monthly visit there they had sold out in the shop but not in the cafe, as we hadn’t had lunch we thought we would eat n the cafe so I could try it. I hate to sound big…